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  ABC    America This Morning    News/Business. Rob  
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    November 26, 2012
    4:00 - 4:30am PST  

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ever. and we're seeing new images of madness at the malls, even a black friday brawl. and breaking news overseas in a nation where much of our clothing is made. there has been yet another fire in a busy garment factory. outrage still high after a deadly blaze over the weekend. also, key evidence missed in the casey anthony case. the sheriff just now admitting to a critical mistake. and 50 years of rock 'n' roll never sounded so good. rolling stones begin their tour celebrating half a century on stage. good monday morning, everyone. if you shop until you dropped this weekend, don't put your credit cards away just yet. >> no, on this cyber monday, online retailers are offering huge deals today, free of the
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crowds and all the chaos. and they are counting on making more money than ever before. we begin this morning with abc's tahman bradley. >> reporter: after a crowded weekend in stores, the national shopping spree continues online. cyber monday started at midnight. shoppers are expected to spend $1.5 billion online today. that's up $20 from last year's cyber monday. analysts predict it could be the biggest online shopping day of the year. but many people have already bought their holiday gifts. >> there were so many deals being offered online starting on wednesday all the way through the weekend and now some of that money has already been spent. >> reporter: you see customer spending, some retailers are offer blanket discounts. lands end, gap, old navy, 30% off. express and abercrombie, 40%-retailers jumped the season
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offering deals earlier than black friday, on thanksgiving. 247 million shoppers visited stores and websites over the past four days. buyers spending an average of $423 per person. an all-time high, $59 billion spent over the thanksgiving holiday. the deal buster deals brought out unfortunately the worst in shoppers. in wellsboro, california, these men trading blow, possibly, over a pair of shoes. the national retail association estimates overall retail will be up 4.1% this year. a shot in the arm for the economy. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >> in addition to the deals that tahman mentioned. electronics are also today. kindle fire is $30 cheaper. and a panasonic tv by 60 ps. not bad. we've got even more cyber monday deals coming up later today on
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"good morning america." and we breaking news overnight from bangladesh where yet another fire has broken out at a garment factory. at least eight people were hurt in today's fire, and this comes after more than 100 workers died in a blaze at a similar fact tore nearby. officials say the death toll would have been much lower. but there were no emergency exitses in the nine-story building. the factory made clothing for walmart and other stores in the u.s. and britain. survives say when the fire alarm went off, they were told it was a malfunction and to go back to work. >> an avoidable tragedy. and this is expected to be another tumultuous week for egypt's president mohamed morsi. they clashed in the square in cairo yesterday. a teenager was killed and 40 people hurt. morsi who, of course, brokered the mideast cease-fire last week is now under protest to take steps to give himself more absolute powers to run the
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country. back here at home, top republican lawmakers now say they'd be willing to break a no tax pledge to avoid the fiscal cliff. georgia senator saxby chambliss was among those on the sunday talk shows who said he'd be willing to reconsider raising taxes if democrats will cut spending. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country only if the democrats agree to reform. >> the pledge signed 18 years ago is for that congress. the world has changed and the economic situation is different. >> now, congressional staffers met over the holiday weekend. and leaders intend to meet with the president this week. there are predictions it could be wrapped up before christmas. >> i like that optimism. well, president obama is expected to announce this week a major reshuffling of his cabinet. u.n. ambassador susan rice will likely be the president's nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. on top of that, massachusetts
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senator john kerry is said to be the leading candidate to replace leon panetta at secretary of defense. and we're also expected to learn this week whether the supreme court will take up a gay marriage case. at issue in the case is the defense of marriage act which states that marriage is between only one man and one woman. now, five federal courts have already ruled that act unconstitutional. the justices are expected to announce friday on whether they in fact will hear arguments in the case. investigators now now what caused a massive explosion that ripped apart downtown springfield, massachusetts. the blast was triggered by a utility worker who punctured a natural gas line while investigating reports of a leak friday night. 18 people were hurt. most of those gas workers. police officers and firefighters. a sprip club was leveled and dozens of nearby buildings were badly damaged. an inversion is now under way in new york after shredded police documents were found mixed into the confetti of the
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annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. the papers reportedly kant social security numbers, addresses, even license plate numbers from the nassau county police department on long island. however. macy's says it only uses commercial confetti. >> you there go. >> is that your social security number? >> that's the debit card number. done with shopping now. time for the weather across the nation. you're so funny. gusty winds with a chance of tornados from houston to jackson, mississippi. showers and thunderstorms around new orleans, little rock, memphis and louisville. a chilly morning in daytona beach, jacksonville and tallahassee. lake-effect snow in michigan and update new york. >> mostly 30s in the midwest. 17 in fargo, 20 in minimal police. 70s in miami. coming up, new york's transit system is still not 100%
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but commuters will see a big change today. and cyber monday, millions of us logging on today and crooks will be, too. cybergangs. that's the new threat online but there are some ways we'll tell you about to protect yourself. and taking it all over, a big show of selflessness from two nfl cheerleaders.
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welcome back, everyone. as we mentioned earlier, the big weekend for shopping isn't over yet. today is cyber monday which has been the biggest day for online sales. but shoppers already put a record friday with more than $1 billion in purchases online. still comscore is predicting
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online sales of another 1.5 billion, with a 20% increase over last year. and use of mobile devices was up for shopping this weekend. and the apple ipad was the one most used. shocking. accounting for almost 10% of the traffic, almost 9 out of 10 of the tablets used were ipads. the ipad 2 was also one of the best-selling items on ebay going at the rate of 250 an hour overnight on black friday. now to the bad news, security experts warn this is also a big season for cybercriminals. many shoppers actually make it pretty easy for them using old versions of the browser which don't have the latest security updates. there are also more bogus links posted on facebook and twitter as well. and on top of that, the crooks are getting fwheets days at boosting the search ramps of their chosen websites. be careful, folks.
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and moviegoers went for the leftovers. they're tasty, though. the "twilight" saga "breaking dawn part 2" was again tops at the box office. it picked up $64 million over the holiday weekend. "skyfall" was second with $51 million. and "lincoln was third with $34 million. and if you buy all the gifts in the 12 days of christmas, it will cost you more than last year. pnc wealth management figured 107,000, 6% more than last year. maids are milking, ladies dancing and lords aleaping cost the same because the minimum wage has not gone up. you but what? the seven swans most expensive at $1,000 apiece. and the partridge in the pear tree quite a bargain still just 15 bucks. >> can you really guy maids milking and lords aleaping? >> that partridge always wins. next on this monday, the new warning issued overnight about the growing danger of bounce
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houses so popular at kids' parties. also on this monday morning, a critical mistake in the casey anthony investigation. a bombshell admission over the weekend. yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app
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don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure, or if, while on enbrel, you experience persistent fever, bruising, bleeding, or paleness. if you've had enough, ask your dermatologist about enbrel. a critical commuter link between new york and new jersey is reopening for the first time since superstorm sandy. trains will roll into the world trade center station this morning more than a month after it was completely inundated from floodwaters. crews had to pump millions of gallons of water from the tracks and platforms and prepare the signal systems. and now for a look at road conditions this monday. snow-covered highways along the great lakes and michigan. also in upstate new york, a wet and windy ride from houston and shreveport and jackson, mississippi. thunderstorms will drench roads
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from new orleans, little rock and louisville. >> if you're flying, weather related delays expects at houston, memphis and new orleans. and back to the news now, an embarrassing admission from authorities involved in the casey anthony investigation. >> the sheriff in orange county, florida, now confirms a computer investigator missed a crucial google search on a computer found in anthony's home. someone searched "foolproof suffocation methods." the same day that anthony's 2-year-old daughter caylee was last seen alive. anthony was acquitted of murder last year. a vigil was held last night in central minnesota for two teens shot to death by a homeowner. the shooter, byron smith, is likely to be charged with second degree murder today. he claims that they broke into his house and he fired in self-defense. but he did not report it to police. the bodies were later found in his basement. the neighbors say smith is a decent guy who may have just snapped. and now to an impromptu emergency mission.
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a dramatic deep sea rescue 250 miles off the coast of mexico. scuba divers in the pacific ocean stumbled on this giant whale shark entangled into thick rope it was wrapped so tightly it was cutting into its flesh. one diver came to the rescue with his pocket knife slicing away at the rope which had been there so long it was covered in barnicals. the 30-foot shark was finally able to swim away. and cheers for that diver. beware the bounce house. a new nationwide study out today warns inflatable bounce houses are actually dangerous for kids. researchers say 30 kids a day are treated for various injuries, including broken bones, sprains even confusions. besides colliding with other children, accidents occur when bounce houses collapse or were lifted by high winds as you see there.
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and the daughter of houston rockets head coach kevin mchale died after a battle with lupus. sasha mchale was a college student before the illness forced her to withdraw from classes. lupus is a disease that can attack any part of the body. and the notre dame begins preparing for the national championship game, on saturday, leading usc to remain unbeaten. the irish will wait for the s.e.c. championship game before finding out their opponent six weeks from now. and some big games in the nfl last night. we have details from espn news. cassidy hubbarth here with your "sportscenter" update. the giants coming off a bye, hosting the packers. eli manning trying to snap a three-game sweep. without throwing a touchdown pass. to rueben randle for a 15-yard touchdown. put the giants up 14-7. second quarter.
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third and six, victor cruz for the nine-yard touchdown, giants rolling up 24-7. in the third, manning gets it to hakeem nicks over the middle, and nicks to the goal line but called short. they would challenge. you can see the ball cross the plane just before it hits the ground. call is overturned. they win 38-10. niners and saints. colin kaepernick getting the start. first quarter, first and goal. and kaepernick keeps it himself and takes it seven yards for the touchdown, kaepernick, 231 yards, a touchdown and an interception. second quarter, drew brees to marques colston in for the score. third quarter. saints down 21-14, brees picked off by donte whitner, and he returns 42 yards for the score. brees second pick six of the game. and the niners win 31-21. i'm cassidy hubbarth, that was
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your "sportscenter" update. have a great day. well, it may not have been the most exciting thing that happened. game delayed when sprinklers suddenly came on in the field. players and coaches were wet. apparently, they were programmed for saturday but came on sunday. >> a little levity, not bad. and score one for the cheerleaders. >> smiling the entire time, two cheerleaders for the indianapolis colts shaved their heads yesterday. they actually did it to support head coach chuck pagano battling leukemia. they raised money for it. immediately after, the women picked up their pom-poms and went back to work. >> and beautiful. >> still, of course. up next, power ball giant jackpot and more bad press for the biebs after he's seen accepting a huge award dressed like this.
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♪ ♪ i want money lots and lots of money i want the pie in the sky ♪ >> i'm gonna be rich. where's your microphone? the stories we're talking about or singing about today. millions of americans are fantasizing about -- i wanna be rich. >> that's right. >> striking it rich with the power ball jackpot climbs to a record high. >> no one picked the winning numbers over the weekend, so that means we all have a shot at a whopping $425 million payday. when the numbers are drawn this
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wednesday and that number could grow when sales boom which we all know they will. >> now, before you get your hopes up too high, keep in mind, the odds of winning this check are just 1 in 175 million. but you're saying there's a chance. >> we can all dream. it's a fun dream. in london last night, the rolling stones showed why they're still called the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band. ♪ ♪ i was true well it's all right all right ♪ >> the concert celebrating 50 years together. mick jagger still had his trademark moves and his voice was in top form but one more show in london and then three here in the new york area. how are those moves again now? come on. >> i need a few drinks i do that. 69 years old, mr. jagger. >> not bad. well, talk about hitting a sour note with fans. >> justin bieber has been
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branded the white trash prince for wearing overalls for receiving the diamond jubilee medal from the prime minister of canada. now the singer claims he was at a meet and greet and just didn't have time to change. he was ripped on twitter for being disrespectful. and it got worse when he took the stage for a football halftime performance in toronto last unite, bieber was loudly booed and criticized for lip-synching the show. >> he would never lip-synch. >> for some of you, your local news is coming up next. and for everyone else, remembering tv's most popular bad guy. be right back. ladies! od jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing more surprising than finding the perfect gifts.. niice. ...is where you find them. how did you know?
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next, relatives are making funeral plans after a car crash killed three members of an oakland family. >> dangerous driving conditions now with dense fog. meteorologist lisa argen looks at your neighborhood. >> it is going to take several hours for visibilities to improve. be careful out there. then we'll talk about and finally, fans spent this weekend recalling their favorite moments from larry hagman's very long career. >> hagman, of course, was best known as that scheming oil baron j.r. ewing. abc's david muir. >> reporter: flowers in the south fork ranch in dallas. the backdrop for what would define america in the 1980s. at the center of it, larry hagman from ft. worth, reveling in his role the evil conniving
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oil man, j.r. ewing, here with his wife sue ellen, actress susan gray. >> you're a drunk and unfit mother. the sooner we have you put away in that sanitarium the better off you'll be. >> reporter: people loathed him and were disgusted by his ways but wooed by his wicked humor. >> don't forgive and don't forget and do unto others before they do unto you. >> reporter: when j.r. was shot in that 1980 cliff-hanger [ gunshots ] -- the world spent months asking "who shot j.r.?" even the queen mum who wanted to know who pulled the trigger. record households tuning in to learn the answer, it was j.r.'s scheming sister-in-law kristin. hagman himself in theater before tv.
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a five-year run on "i dream of jeannie." the astronaut and the genie who loved him. >> master, it's almost 3:00 in the morning. get some sleep. >> reporter: in fact, when "dallas" began, linda gray said she remembers the day the cast first met. she said he still looked like the astronaut who loved that genie. until he said hello, darling. she said she then thought, this is going to be fun, and fun it was. linda gray saying he was a friend who brought joy for everyone he knew. he was an original. >> j.r. ewing. a tv icon. that is what's making news in a tv icon. that is what's making news in amer captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good monday morning. cyber monday as i'm being reminded, thanks for joining us,

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